Service Learning

As part of the International Baccalaureate Career Pathway, of which Hugh Christie is a leading school, students are expected to take part in experiences beyond their curriculum area. Students are required to log at least one hour per week for a Service Learning activity; here are some ideas:
Becoming a House Leader:
Working with the Mrs Hawley, Miss Connor and Miss Wells to:
  • Help organise competitions between the houses
  • Help organise social events for the houses
  • Helping to produce house year books
  • Contribute materials for house events
  • Assist with assemblies
  • Help organise the Year 11 Prom  
Leading or becoming part of a charity committee:
  • Selecting a charity for the 6th Form
  • Organising fundraising events for the school or local community
Leading or being part of a sporting committee:·       
  • Organising sporting events for the school
  • Organising events between schools or 6th Forms
  • Organising student/staff competitions
Mentoring of lower school students in advisory groups:
  • Mentoring students struggling with social issues
  • Mentoring students academically
  • Mentoring students with behavioural challenges
 Subject Support:
  • Attaching yourself to a department
  • Supporting in the role of a teaching assistant
  • Supporting a department with administration
  • Supporting a department with preparation of materials.
Supporting Local Community:
  • Supporting a local primary school
  • Supporting a local charity
  • Volunteering to help out with local sporting events for children
Recreational and Creative Arts:
  • Taking part in a band to support at school and community events
  • Supporting gifted and talented artists in the lower school
If you have an idea of your own that you’d prefer, discuss it with your advisor or Mr Sheppard.